RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Prisoners and Detainees

A collection of news and information related to Prisoners and Detainees published by this site and its partners.

Top Prisoners and Detainees Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • Jeremiah Denton dies at 89; POW who blinked 'torture' in Morse code

    Jeremiah Denton dies at 89; POW who blinked 'torture' in Morse code
    Jeremiah Denton, the downed Navy pilot who was paraded before television cameras by the Viet Cong and confirmed U.S. suspicions of prisoner maltreatment during the Vietnam War by blinking out the word "torture" in Morse code, has died. He was 89.
  • U.S. says freed Afghan prisoners are a threat to civilians, troops

    U.S. says freed Afghan prisoners are a threat to civilians, troops
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Over strong U.S. objections, Afghanistan on Thursday released 65 prisoners it has said it cannot prosecute despite American warnings that they could return to attacking coalition forces and civilians. The U.S. military had...

    Afghans free 65 prisoners deemed dangerous by U.S.

    Afghans free 65 prisoners deemed dangerous by U.S.
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Over strident U.S. objections, Afghanistan on Thursday released 65 prisoners whom it said it could not prosecute despite American warnings that they could return to attacking coalition forces and civilians. The U.S. military had...

    U.S. complains that Afghanistan releasing dangerous prisoners

    U.S. complains that Afghanistan releasing dangerous prisoners
    KABUL, Afghanistan – The U.S. military on Tuesday slammed Afghanistan for continuing to order the release of prisoners who the United States believes are dangerous, but who Afghan officials say cannot be prosecuted because authorities lack evidence....

    Rights group: Egypt turns blind eye to human trafficking in Sinai

    Rights group: Egypt turns blind eye to human trafficking in Sinai
    CAIRO -- Scarred, terrified and systematically tortured, the victims of human traffickers in the Sinai peninsula have been largely abandoned to their fate by Egyptian authorities, a leading human rights group alleged in a report released Tuesday. The...